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Book Review of Holes (Holes, Bk 1)

Holes (Holes, Bk 1)
Holes (Holes, Bk 1)
Author: Louis Sachar
Genre: Children's Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Winner of the Newbery Medal and National Book Award, and basis for the movie about a kid sent to a boy's detention center. At first, he thinks that digging holes is supposed to help the boys build character - but soon he realizes that their warden has an ulterior motive.